Curriculum Overview

Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12

Freshman Year

At Canongate, we are Classical & Catholic, with the twin goals of forming soul & mind. Canongate seeks to educate the whole person, primarily through our four educational pillars: wonder, attention, freedom, and joy.

The following chart represents an outline of the curriculum.

Subject

Grade 9

Trivium

Grammar & Composition

History

Ancient History

Literature

Introduction to the Canon: Epic Poetry, Poems, Adventure Stories & Myth.

Theology

The Reality of the Gospel

Language

Latin I or II

Mathematics

Algebra 1 or Geometry or Algebra 2 (decided by placement test)

Science

Biology

Integrated Humanities

Socratic Dialogue

Arts & Culture

Art I

Schola

Theater

Sophomore Year

At Canongate, we are Classical & Catholic, with the twin goals of forming soul & mind. Canongate seeks to educate the whole person, primarily through our four educational pillars: wonder, attention, freedom, and joy.

The following chart represents an outline of the curriculum.

Subject

Grade 10

Trivium

Formal Logic

History

European History

Literature

English Literature

Theology

Introduction to Catholic Doctrine with the Church Fathers

Language

Latin II or III

Mathematics

Geometry or Algebra 2 or Precalculus

Science

Chemistry

Integrated Humanities

Chesterton Stories

Arts & Culture

Art II

Schola

Theater

Junior Year

At Canongate, we are Classical & Catholic, with the twin goals of forming soul & mind. Canongate seeks to educate the whole person, primarily through our four educational pillars: wonder, attention, freedom, and joy.

The following chart represents an outline of the curriculum.

Subject

Grade 11

Trivium

Advanced Rhetoric & Creative Writing

History

U.S. History

Literature

American Literature

Theology

Theology of the Body & Catholic Social Thought

Language

Greek 1 or Spanish 1 or Latin III or IV

Mathematics

Algebra 2 or Precalculus or Calculus 1

&

Personal Finance

Science

Physics

Integrated Humanities

C.S. Lewis Essays

Arts & Culture

 Art III

Schola

Theater

Senior Year

At Canongate, we are Classical & Catholic, with the twins goal of forming soul & mind. Canongate seeks to educate the whole person, primarily through our four educational pillars: wonder, attention, freedom, and joy.

The following chart represents an outline of the curriculum.

Subject

Grade 12

Trivium

Senior Thesis:

On Topics in Humanities or Topics in Science

 

History

Government and Civics

Literature

World Literature

Theology

Moral Life in Christ

Language

Greek 1 or Spanish 2 or Latin IV or V

Mathematics

Precalculus or Statistics or

Calculus 1

Science

Astronomy or Psychology or Physiology & Anatomy

 

Integrated Humanities

Modern Novels

 

Arts & Culture

 Art IV

Schola

Theater

As a place of lively & integral community, there are no empty structures at Canongate. Balancing rigor and leisure, students bring their head and heart to school, cultivating virtue in addition to advancement.